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Warlocks

Warlocks
GenreAction Adventure
Developer / PublisherNetwork 23�s
Released1993
Media1 x disk
Rating
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Excellent
Reviewed byndial
A reasonable scrolling platformer with some nice graphics, and parallax scrolling. Released in late October 1993, Warlocks became Network 23's biggest hit.
 
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WarlocksA platform shoot-em-up featuring a reincarnated knight who was tasked with freeing the world of Lylvania from the tyranny of 3 demented Warlocks. Warlocks' advertising boasted that was the only Acorn game to ever feature 8 directional, 256-color screens, parallax scrolling whilst running at a consistent 50 frames per second.

Graphically this game is very interesting. It uses very nice colors (256), detailed backgrounds and sprites! The animation is fluid and the action is pretty fast. It reminded me the awesome Ghouls n Ghosts! The sound also is good, featuring digitized sfx. No clue about the in-game tunes, as this reviewed here is a demo.
 
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Archimedes A3000/4000/5000

Archimedes A3000/4000/5000CPU: CPU: 32-bit RISC architecture ARM2 8Mhz (A300 and A400 series, A3000) ; ARM3 25/33Mhz (A540/A5000/A4) ; ARM250 12 Mhz (A3010, A3020, A4000)
MEMORY: 1-8Mb RAM
GRAPHICS: 12bit RGB palette (4096 colours) (12-bit) supporting 16 hardware palette registers. Resolutions from 160x256 to 640x512with with 4, 16 or 256 colours on screen. Also supported 1152x896 with 2 colours.
SOUND: 8 channels 8 bit logarithmic with 7 independent stereo positions
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The Archimedes A3000/4000/5000 (default) color palette
12bit RGB 4096-colors palette (256 on screen)
 
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